IRB/IACUS Administrator (Administrative Analyst/Specialist III) - Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (10434)

  • San Francisco
  • San Francisco, California
  • Mar 17, 2020
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Clerical and Administrative Support

Job Description

Description:

Working Title
IRB/IACUS Administrator

SF State University
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This position may be a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position may be required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

Department*
The Office of Research & Sponsored Programs serves the SF State Community to help create a campus environment that is conducive to the research enterprise in the broadest sense. The office provides leadership, information, direction and technical assistance to faculty engaged in externally funded research, instruction, community service and other scholarly activity. In accomplishing this mission, ORSP ensures accountability, compliance and stewardship for sponsored programs as directed by the values of the office and by all applicable Federal, State, and University policies, procedures and regulations.

Appointment Type*
This is a one year probationary position.

Time Base*
Full-Time (1.0)

Work Schedule*
Monday to Friday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Anticipated Hiring Range*
$6,931.00 - $7,250.00 per month ($83,172.00 - $87,000.00 annually)

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Position Summary*
The Institutional Review Board/Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IRB/IACUC) Administrator is an administrative leadership position in the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) responsible for oversight of the Human and Animal Protections (HAP) Unit. This position provides broad oversight and ensures compliance with Federal, State, CSU and campus policies and procedures. The successful candidate will provide administrative, analytic and systems oversight to ensure that Human and Animal Subjects compliance criteria are met.

Under general direction of the AVP Research and Sponsored Programs (Institutional Official) and the Director of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, the incumbent provides leadership for the day to day operation of the Human and Animal Protections Unit. The IRB/IACUC Administrator assesses, formulates, and evaluates the impact of policies from a strategic and operational perspective. This position will regularly participate in planning and development activities and, as required, independent determination of methods to meet the administrative goals of the IRB and IACUC.

The IRB/IACUC Administrator is responsible for the review, analysis and evaluation of human and animal research protocols and works alongside the committee chairs and members; organizes and runs the monthly review committee meetings; communicates recommendations and approvals to student and faculty investigators; provides technical and analytical recommendations as they relate to and enhance office operations; updates, maintains, compiles and prepares database reports; provides one-on-one assistance in creating and revising protocols; supervises student assistants and staff; streamlines existing and develops new policies and procedures and conducts outreach and training presentations.

Position Information
This is an administrative leadership position in the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) responsible for oversight of the Human and Animal Protections Unit. This position provides broad oversight and ensures compliance with Federal, State, CSU and campus policies and procedures. The successful candidate will provide administrative, analytic and systems oversight to ensure that Human and Animal Subjects compliance criteria are met.

Under general direction of the AVP Research and Sponsored Programs (Institutional Official) and the Director of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, the incumbent provides leadership for the day to day operation of the Human and Animal Protections Unit. The IRB-IACUC Administrator assesses, formulates, and evaluates the impact of policies from a strategic and operational perspective. This position will regularly participate in planning and development activities and, as required, independent determination of methods to meet the administrative goals of the IRB and IACUC.

The IRB-IACUC Administrator is responsible for the review, analysis and evaluation of human and animal research protocols and works alongside the committee chairs and members; organizes and runs the monthly review committee meetings; communicates recommendations and approvals to student and faculty investigators; provides technical and analytical recommendations as they relate to and enhance office operations; updates, maintains, compiles and prepares database reports; provides one-on-one assistance in creating and revising protocols; supervises student assistants and staff; streamlines existing and develops new policies and procedures and conducts outreach and training presentations.

Minimum Qualifications*
General knowledge and skills in the applicable administrative and/or program field with a foundational knowledge of public administration principles, practices, and methods normally obtained through a bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs.

Extensive and in-depth knowledge of and ability to apply expertise in the advanced theories, principles, methods and practices associated with the functional specialty, program, and/or organizational unit, including applicable internal policies and procedures and pertinent laws and regulations. Laws and regulations are highly complex and require substantial judgment and discretion in interpreting and applying them to the specialty or program area. Incumbents at this level often have certification in a specialty area.

Substantial and broad knowledge of public and private entities including their organizational and operating structures, internal systems, and functional areas, as well as the impact of critical external entities on an organization. Ability to integrate and apply this knowledge to anticipate problems and assess the impact of proposed solutions on various organizational areas.

Extensive and in-depth knowledge in project management including research and analytical methodologies.

Ability to interpret and integrate complex data and information to formulate appropriate courses of action which have broad and far reaching impact.

Ability to understand and analyze complex problems from a future-oriented and broad interactive perspective and readily develop proactive solutions that integrate strategic goals into tactical operations.

Ability to effectively use applicable information systems and applications in analysis, research, and reporting activities and projects.

Ability to effectively communicate with and influence high-level and diverse contacts inside and outside of the CSU system.

Ability to effectively use all communication methods and formats and to use expertise, as well as persuasion and negotiation skills, to build consensus to achieve short- and long-term goals and objectives.

Preferred Qualifications
CPIA- Certified Professional IACUC Administrator and CIP- Certified IRB Administrator, or willingness to complete the certification process for both

Experience with human and animal subjects protocol review; continuing education in human and/or animal research; experience working with faculty and students about research; understanding of Federal, State and University policies and regulations regarding the use of human and animals in research; previous academic research experience.

License/Certification Required
CPIA- Certified Professional IACUC Administrator and CIP- Certified IRB Administrator, or willingness to complete the certification process for both

Experience with human and animal subjects protocol review; continuing education in human and/or animal research; experience working with faculty and students about research; understanding of Federal, State and University policies and regulations regarding the use of human and animals in research; previous academic research experience.

Eligibility to Work*
Applicants must be able to provide proof of US Citizenship or authorization to work in the United States, within three business days from their date of hire.

Benefits
Threaded through our Total Compensation package is a commitment to Bridging Life's Transitions. SF State is committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive program that rewards efforts that are appreciated by your colleagues, students and the customers we serve.

We offer a competitive compensation package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension, 401k, Healthcare Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave as well as State Holidays and a dynamic Fee Waiver program, all geared towards the University's commitment to attract, motivate and retain our employees.

CSUEU Position
Eligible and qualified on-campus applicants, currently in bargaining units 2, 5, 7, and 9 are given hiring preference.

How To Apply
**THE ONLINE RECRUITMENT SYSTEM WILL ALLOW ONLY ONE FILE ATTACHMENT FOR EACH SUBMISSION**

Submit an online application and upload in one file attachment your resume, cover letter, describing your specific qualifications for each position AND three (3) professional references who can comment upon your education and/or job related experience.

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The Human Resources office is open Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and can be reached at (415) 338-1872.

Application Deadline
Open Until Filled.

Review of applications to begin November 5, 2019.

Please note that this position, position requirements, application deadline and/or any other component of this position is subject to change or cancellation at any time.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Francisco, California 94132 United States View Map